Thursday, November 20, 2008

  • Vatican Threatens to Excommunicate Catholic Priest for Supporting Ordination of Women into Priesthood

    Bourgeoisfsweb

    We speak with Roy Bourgeois, a Maryknoll priest. He took part in a ceremony this summer to ordain a member of the group called Roman Catholic Womenpriests. For the past two decades, he has organized the annual protest against the US Army’s School of the Americas at Fort Benning, Georgia. [includes rush transcript]

  • Agents of Change or Hawks, Clintonites and Neocons? A Discussion about Barack Obama’s Advisers and Transition Team

    Obamateamweb

    As speculations abound over who President-elect Barack Obama will name to key cabinet positions, we look at some of the central figures advising Obama, many of whom are leading candidates for posts in the next administration. We speak with Jeremy Scahill, author of the new piece "This Is Change? 20 Hawks, Clintonites and Neocons to Watch for in Obama’s White House," and David Corn, author of "The Agents of Change on Obama’s Transition Team." [includes rush transcript]

  • Dick Cheney and Alberto Gonzales Indicted in Private Prison Case in Texas

    Gonzcheneyweb

    A Texas judge has set an arraignment date for Friday for Vice President Dick Cheney and former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. They were indicted this week by a Texas grand jury on state charges accusing them of responsibility for prisoner abuse in a privately run federal jail. We speak with Willacy County District Attorney Juan Angel Guerra. [includes rush transcript]